Sunday, February 3, 2013

Children's Books about the History of American Music

Here are just a few of the books we are going to share with children this week at the library:

Rockwell, Anne F, and Colin Bootman. Hey, Charleston!: The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band. Minneapolis:Carolrhoda Books, 2013. Print.

Parker, Robert A. Piano Starts Here: The Young Art Tatum. New York: Schwartz & Wade Books, 2008. Print.

Ryan, Pam M, and Brian Selznick. When Marian Sang. New York: Scholastic, 2002. Print.

Stamaty, Mark A. Shake, Rattle & Turn That Noise Down!: How Elvis  Shook Up Music, Me, and Mom. New York: Knopf, 2010. Print.

Golio, Gary, and Javaka Steptoe. Jimi: Sounds Like a Rainbow : a Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix. Boston: Clarion Books, 2010. Print.

Raschka, Christopher. Charlie Parker Played Be Bop. New York: Orchard Books, 1992. Print.